Join us September 6 to 8, 2019 a fun weekend of learning and running in picturesque Lofoten in Northern Norway!
LOFOTEN TRAIL RUNNING CAMP
2.5 DAYS / 275 EUROS
September 6 to 8, 2019
FRIDAY 18H00 TO 20H00
SATURDAY & SUNDAY 08H30 TO 16H00
A perfect weekend to enjoy amazing single-tracks, get inspired to master the trail!
You will learn hands-on, experience different training formats & drills, improve form & efficiency for all terrain, and learn how to get fitter and more performant for your favorite distance!
This is a special camp for the Norwegian & Swedish communities and all international runners inspired to join us!
Lofoten is an archipelago in northern Norway, it is known for a distinctive scenery with dramatic mountains and peaks, open sea and sheltered bays, white sand beaches and wilderness next to traditional fishing villages. It is located well above the Arctic circle, but experiences moderate climate, thanks to the gulf stream. The landscape offers runners continuous mountain ridges, green grassy slopes, trails along cliffs, and with the sea in view.!
Coach for the weekend:
Chloë Lanthier director of the X-Training School she offers a wide range of educational programs and mountain camps. She loves sharing her passion, experience and knowledge in training, racing and injury prevention. Chloë is a finisher of 5 Marathon des Sables, many podiums from 30km to Ultra-trail distances, and a former mountain bike 24hrs world champion. Chloë is a consultant in sports medicine from rehabilitation to human performance. She is a trail ambassador for Patagonia. Canadian she lives full time in Chamonix, France.
What you will learn:
Building strength & endurance simultaneously
Cadence and pacing for all terrain
Vertical training: drills to improve climbing & descending technique, speed and confidence
Running the climbs efficiently
How to increase base running speed: run longer and faster
Form training & efficiency via video analysis and individual tips
Training regimen to promote fat metabolism and greater leg oxygenation to run longer, faster and further
Focus of the mini-seminars:
Hydration & fueling on the trail
Land training drills, injury prevention exercises and stretching routine
The camp Includes:
Goodie bag from our sponsors: Patagonia, Lyofood, Compeed
The Formula Performance Sport Drink
You should comfortably be able to run 15km’s or an average of 90 minutes to 2 hours non-stop to take part of the camp. The camp is non-competitive in a fun and supporting atmosphere.
Base camp for the weekend: Nyvågar Hotel, Kabelvag Norway
Kabelvag is the perfect location right at the foot of all trails sitting right on the water with amazing views on the iconic dramatic Lofoten landscape. A relaxing and beautiful spot the hotel will be our base camp when not on the trail for us to relax, stretch, refuel and where we will conduct the mini seminars. Also on location a great restaurant, lounge area, spacious outdoor deck and a spa.
We are offering special packages at the hotel including accommodation and meals if coming from out of town / country.
Camp only: 275 euros
Camp and meals included: 410 euros
2x breakfast, 2x take away lunch (self-made), 2x course dinner
Camp, accommodation and meals included: 510 euros
2x one bed in a 4-bed cabin, 2x breakfast, 2x take away lunch (self-made), 2x course dinner.
Single room: 40 euros per night
Lofot-Spa: 20 euros
Professional Sport Massage onsite which you can pre-book: 43 euros for 30 minutes
About the massage therapist: Selena Cordeau
Trained as a massage therapist in Switzerland with strong osteopathy influence, started her practice in Geneva and now lives full time in Lofoten. She works on several sport events doing sport massage including the Haute Route cycling race in France, Corsica and Italy. She teaches yoga since 2008.
Travel details if you are flying-in:
Nearest airport : Svolvær
Taxi from Svolvær airport to Kabelvåg is a 15 min. drive
Airlines to check : Widerøe, SAS, Norwegian